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    bill - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bill

    Definition
    (noun) a statute in draft before it becomes law
    Synonyms : measure
    Example Sentence
    • they held a public hearing on the bill
    Definition
    (noun) an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
    Synonyms : account , invoice
    Example Sentence
    • he paid his bill and left
    • send me an account of what I owe
    Definition
    (noun) a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
    Example Sentence
    • he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes
    Definition
    (noun) the entertainment offered at a public presentation Definition
    (noun) an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    Example Sentence
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
    Definition
    (noun) a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
    Synonyms : card , notice , placard , poster , posting
    Example Sentence
    • a poster advertised the coming attractions
    Definition
    (noun) a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare) Definition
    (noun) a long-handled saw with a curved blade
    Synonyms : billhook
    Example Sentence
    • he used a bill to prune branches off of the tree
    Definition
    (noun) a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes
    Synonyms : eyeshade , peak , visor , vizor
    Example Sentence
    • he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead
    Definition
    (noun) horny projecting mouth of a bird
    Synonyms : beak , neb , nib , pecker
    Definition
    (verb) demand payment
    Synonyms : charge
    Example Sentence
    • Will I get charged for this service?
    • We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights
    Definition
    (verb) advertise especially by posters or placards
    Example Sentence
    • He was billed as the greatest tenor since Caruso
    Definition
    (verb) publicize or announce by placards
    Synonyms : placard
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